Public Service & Government Community

Connecting your CIO to your Future: Alternative Spring Break

Kaitlyn Diaz – February 21st, 2018

Check out this week’s spotlight on Alternative Spring Break (ASB) featuring the President of ASB, Gillean Kelly, who is a fourth year majoring in Biology. ASB is a completely student-run service organization that sends UVA students on service trips during spring break. The trips are both domestic and international, and there is a wide range of service activities available. ASB service trips combine self-reflection, service learning, and group dialogue to stimulate an enriching and meaningful experience for every participant. Read on to learn Gillean’s journey with ASB.

NGIC Career Fair

Katharine McDonough – February 12th, 2018

On March 29th (10am – 3pm) the National Ground Intelligence Center (in Charlottesville – just past the airport) will be hosting a Career Fair! There over 30 fulltime and internship positions available and NGIC is authorized to make same day offers to qualified candidates.

Design Your Dream Career and Find Work that Matters

Christie Julien – February 11th, 2018

Finding Work that Matters: A Career Design Workshop for UVA Undergraduates

The thought of finding a job feels totally overwhelming. You want to do work that matters, but you’re stuck on where to start and feeling pressure to make decisions.

Figuring out what we want after college requires action, but we usually don’t have the time or the tools to find a clear answer.

Become confident in how you talk about what comes next in a way that gets people to help you succeed.

Come to PSG Day in DC!

Christie Julien – February 8th, 2018

Get access to employers and programs focusing on the non-profit and government space as UVA heads up to DC for it's first annual Public Service & Government Day. There are many roles and opportunities spanning numerous industries.  Check out a few of the places you can access during this dynamic career fair and networking opportunity! Plus, we can offer transportation, and help you get prepped for the program. 

UVA Career IDEAs Externship Program: George Washington University Miliken Institute School of Public Health

Christie Julien – February 8th, 2018

Cristalle Madray Career IDEAs Extern

Though the duration of my externship was only three days, I learned a lot, not only about the roles of admissions team, but also about all that GWSPH has to offer students seeking a graduate degree in one of the 30+ programs offered.  After obtaining unique insight into a school of public health, I am now more confident in my pursuit of a Masters in Public Health and a future career in the field. My name is Cristalle Madray, and I'm a UVA Career IDEAs Extern.

UVA Suit Up!

Kelly Kennedy – February 5th, 2018

UVA SUIT UP!

Make sure you look the part at your next interview or networking opportunity! JCPenney is partnering with the UVA Career Center to provide professional clothing at a hugely discounted price (40% off, in addition to existing sales!). During this private event, students can purchase suits, dresses, sport coats, pants, skirts, blouses, ties and shoes to build a career wardrobe.

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